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CHAPPELL HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO DISCUSS TEXAS/POLAND CONNECTION

The Texas-Poland connection will be the topic of discussion at tomorrow’s (Tuesday) meeting of the Chappell Hill Historical Society. Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz will be the guest speaker at the March…

POSSIBLE TORNADO IN FAYETTE COUNTY

The Fayette County Sheriff’s office reports a possible tornado during Friday night’s storms that swept through the area. Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that just before 6:30 Friday evening, his office…

T.E.A. REVAMPS “STAAR” TESTS

Texas Education Agency officials say revamped efforts and nearly $20 million in improvements should help avoid glitches as standardized testing begins this week. The Dallas Morning News reports the upgrades…

TED POE LEAVES “FREEDOM CAUCUS”

A Texas member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus is resigning after the hard-line group helped scuttle the Republican health care overhaul. GOP congressman Ted Poe says in a statement…

BURLESON CO. TO DECIDE ON ARCHITECT FOR NEW CLINIC

The Burleson County Hospital District is looking at two firms to serve as the architect for the Somerville Clinic project. Last October, the Hospital District Board approved a $302,000 purchase…

SCENE OF TRAIN ACCIDENT COULD BECOME “QUIET ZONE”

A railroad crossing, which was the site of an accident earlier this month, could become a railroad “quiet zone”. March 1st, a pickup collided with the railroad crossing arms on…

BLINN TRUSTEES TO DISCUSS HOUSING AT MONDAY MEETING

The Blinn College Board of Trustees will discuss a revised financing plan for a student housing complex, when they meet in special session, Monday. The project will be funded by…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS TO RECEIVE FLOOD PAYMENT

Washington County Commissioners are expected to accept the latest state payment for repairs due to flooding last spring. Tuesday, the County Commissioners are expected to accept a nearly $75,000 payment…

BRYAN GIRL, 4, DIES WHILE ON FAMILY VACATION

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon for a young Bryan girl, who died while her family was on vacation. 4-year old Emma Hojnacki drowned Monday in a hotel swimming…

BUCS HOLD ON TO BEAT LAREDO, 5-3

Pitching staff able to hold on to slim lead in final three innings LAREDO, Texas – Blinn College baseball only scored in two of the nine innings but that was…